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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-WHITE FEMALES

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,293 415 7.7 6.6- 8.8 3,878 92.3 91.2-93.4
AGE
18-24 228 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 227 99.7 97.7- 100
25-34 585 11 2.2 0.9- 5.1 574 97.8 94.9-99.1
35-44 758 23 2.7 1.4- 5.1 735 97.3 94.9-98.6
45-54 833 41 4.5 2.9- 7.0 792 95.5 93.0-97.1
55-64 717 80 11.3 8.4-14.9 637 88.7 85.1-91.6
65-74 624 115 17.3 13.4-22.1 509 82.7 77.9-86.6
75+ 519 141 23.0 18.2-28.6 378 77.0 71.4-81.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 567 131 18.7 14.6-23.7 436 81.3 76.3-85.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,268 120 6.5 5.0- 8.3 1,148 93.5 91.7-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,148 102 7.0 5.2- 9.2 1,046 93.0 90.8-94.8
College Graduate 1,301 60 4.2 2.8- 6.1 1,241 95.8 93.9-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 451 81 16.1 12.0-21.2 370 83.9 78.8-88.0
$15,000- 24,999 727 77 9.0 6.4-12.5 650 91.0 87.5-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 470 43 6.9 4.4-10.6 427 93.1 89.4-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 570 33 4.6 2.7- 7.6 537 95.4 92.4-97.3
$50,000-74,999 483 21 3.6 1.9- 6.7 462 96.4 93.3-98.1
$75,000+ 577 18 3.1 1.5- 6.2 559 96.9 93.8-98.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 241 20 7.8 4.9-12.2 221 92.2 87.8-95.1
Guilford 199 16 6.3 3.7-10.5 183 93.7 89.5-96.3
Mecklenburg 181 12 6.2 3.3-11.4 169 93.8 88.6-96.7
Orange 236 13 3.3 1.8- 6.0 223 96.7 94.0-98.2
Wake 196 9 3.0 1.5- 5.8 187 97.0 94.2-98.5
Chatham/Lee 172 23 11.4 7.4-17.2 149 88.6 82.8-92.6
Nash/Wilson 150 17 9.3 5.6-14.9 133 90.7 85.1-94.4
Craven/Pamlico 217 21 9.5 6.0-14.7 196 90.5 85.3-94.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 250 34 12.0 8.4-16.9 216 88.0 83.1-91.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 25 8.3 4.7-14.3 249 91.7 85.7-95.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 28 13.7 7.8-22.8 156 86.3 77.2-92.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 224 24 8.5 5.5-12.9 200 91.5 87.1-94.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 12 10.1 5.5-17.9 105 89.9 82.1-94.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 17 10.0 5.6-17.3 156 90.0 82.7-94.4
Northeast NC I 136 15 8.4 4.8-14.1 121 91.6 85.9-95.2
Northeast NC II 218 23 9.2 5.9-14.0 195 90.8 86.0-94.1
Northeastern Partnership 354 38 8.9 6.3-12.6 316 91.1 87.4-93.7
Mountain AHEC 724 71 8.1 6.0-10.8 653 91.9 89.2-94.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,303 134 9.6 7.5-12.2 1,169 90.4 87.8-92.5
Piedmont 1,813 164 6.7 5.4- 8.3 1,649 93.3 91.7-94.6
Western NC 1,177 117 7.8 6.1- 9.8 1,060 92.2 90.2-93.9

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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